Game Releases by Score

Batman: Arkham City 1.

Batman: Arkham City

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 18, 2011
Developed by Rocksteady Studios, Batman: Arkham City builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players soaring into Arkham City, the new maximum security "home" for all of Gotham City's thugs, gangsters and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay features to deliver the ultimate experience as the Dark Knight.
Metascore:
96
User Score:
8.8
Portal 2 2.

Portal 2

Platform: PlayStation 3
April 19, 2011
Portal 2 is the sequel to the title named "Game of the Year" 2007 by over 30 publications around the world. Portal 2 promises to break new ground in next generation gaming by expanding the award-winning recipe of innovative gameplay, immersive story, and creative inclusion of music while also introducing multiplayer co-op game modes.
Metascore:
95
User Score:
8.5
Mass Effect 2 3.

Mass Effect 2

Platform: PlayStation 3
January 17, 2011
The Mass Effect trilogy is an emotionally charged science fiction adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life and mysterious, uncharted planets. In Mass Effect 2, players will once again step into the role of the heroic Commander Shepard, commanding their crew of some of the most dangerous operatives from across the galaxy on a mission so challenging that it's potentially suicidal. Featuring intense shooter action, a rich futuristic storyline, space exploration and emotionally engaging character interaction, the game delivers an unparalleled cinematic experience.
Metascore:
94
User Score:
8.7
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 4.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 11, 2011
The next chapter in the Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose. Play any type of character you can imagine, and do whatever you want; the legendary freedom of choice, storytelling, and adventure of The Elder Scrolls is realized like never before. Skyrim's new game engine brings to life a complete virtual world with rolling clouds, rugged mountains, bustling cities, lush fields, and ancient dungeons. Choose from hundreds of weapons, spells, and abilities. The new character system allows you to play any way you want and define yourself through your actions. Battle ancient dragons like you've never seen. As Dragonborn, learn their secrets and harness their power for yourself.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
6.6
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception 5.

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 1, 2011
A search for the fabled "Atlantis of the Sands" propels fortune hunter Nathan Drake on a trek into the heart of the Arabian Desert. When the terrible secrets of this lost city are unearthed, Drake's quest descends into a desperate bid for survival that strains the limits of his endurance and forces him to confront his deepest fears.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
8.4
The ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection 6.

The ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 27, 2011
This collection provides HD and 3D updates for PS2 classics Ico and Shadow of the Colossus.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
8.7
LittleBigPlanet 2 7.

LittleBigPlanet 2

Platform: PlayStation 3
January 18, 2011
Media Molecule and Sony Europe are already working on a follow-up to their critically acclaimed platformer.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.6
NBA 2K12 8.

NBA 2K12

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 4, 2011
The NBA 2k Franchise is back with NBA 2K12.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
6.7
FIFA Soccer 12 9.

FIFA Soccer 12

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 27, 2011
FIFA Soccer 12 brings a new physics engine into the soccer gameplay.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
7.2
MLB 11: The Show 10.

MLB 11: The Show

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 8, 2011
The #1 selling, highest rated baseball franchise is back in MLB® The Show '11. Experience new ways to play The Show with the NEW PURE Analog controls. Team up in ALL NEW CO-OP play, get called up to the Big Leagues with new and improved Road to the Show features and compete for real world prizes in MLB® The Show's ALL NEW Challenge of the Week.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.0
LIMBO 11.

LIMBO

Platform: PlayStation 3
July 19, 2011
LIMBO, a black and white puzzle-platforming adventure, puts players in the role of a young boy traveling through an eerie and treacherous world in an attempt to discover the fate of his sister.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.0
Deus Ex: Human Revolution 12.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Platform: PlayStation 3
August 23, 2011
In Deus Ex: Human Revolution you play Adam Jensen, a security specialist, handpicked to oversee the defense of one of America's most experimental biotechnology firms. But when a black ops team breaks in and kills the scientists you were hired to protect, everything you thought you knew about your job changes. At a time when scientific advancements are routinely turning athletes, soldiers and spies into super-enhanced beings, someone is working very hard to ensure mankind's evolution follows a particular path. You need to discover why - because the decisions you take and the choices you make will be the only things that can determine mankind's future.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.3
L.A. Noire 13.

L.A. Noire

Platform: PlayStation 3
May 17, 2011
L.A. Noire is a next generation crime thriller developed by Team Bondi, a new Australian based studio founded by Brendan McNamara, of "The Getaway." L.A Noire is an interactive detective story set in the classic noir period of the late 1940's. It blends action, detection and complex storytelling and draws players into an open-ended challenge to solve a series of gruesome murders. Set in a perfectly recreated Los Angeles before freeways, with a post-war backdrop of corruption, drugs and jazz, L.A. Noire truly blends cinema and gaming. [Rockstar Games]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.8
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection 14.

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 8, 2011
Metal Gear Solid HD Collection bundles Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and updates them with HD visuals.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.9
Dead Space 2 15.

Dead Space 2

Platform: PlayStation 3
January 25, 2011
Hero Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience. New tools to gruesomely slice and dismember the Necromorphs complement Isaac's signature Plasma Cutter, empowering him as he meets new characters, explores epic Zero-G environments, and fights against a relentless necromorph onslaught. Survival isn't the only thing on Isaac's mind in Dead Space 2 – this time, he calls the shots. [Electronic Arts]
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.5
Dark Souls 16.

Dark Souls

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 4, 2011
Project Dark (Working Title) is a brand new dark fantasy RPG designed to completely embrace the concepts of tension in dungeon exploration, fear in encountering enemies, the joy of new discoveries, and a high sense of achievement in progressing. The game is set in a dark fantasy world filled with decadent atmosphere, with a heavy emphasis on player freedom in discovering various tactics and strategies to use in weapon based combat.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.9
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 17.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 8, 2011
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a direct sequel to the previous game in the series, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, with a campaign storyline continuing the struggle of U.S. forces against an invasion by the Russian Federation following the framing of an undercover U.S. agent in a terrorist attack on Moscow. Together with classic Call of Duty multi-character control, Modern Warfare 3 contains deep multiplayer support, including two-player Co-op Survival mode. The game also contains all-new Kill Streak categories and customizable strike packages that offer more options for player combat styles and strategies.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
3.3
DiRT 3 18.

DiRT 3

Platform: PlayStation 3
May 24, 2011
Dirt 3 takes Codemasters' off-road series back to its rallying roots.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.1
Rayman Origins 19.

Rayman Origins

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 15, 2011
Rayman's new adventure is a two-dimensional cooperative platformer with a colorful, whimsical art style.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.4
NHL 12 20.

NHL 12

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 13, 2011
NHL 12 has players try to become the next legend in hockey.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.6
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition 21.

Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

Platform: PlayStation 3
August 23, 2011
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition brings the classic fighting title to PS3 and Xbox 360.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.2
Plants vs. Zombies 22.

Plants vs. Zombies

Platform: PlayStation 3
February 8, 2011
Zombies are invading your home, and the only defense is your arsenal of plants! Armed with an alien nursery-worth of zombie-zapping plants like peashooters and cherry bombs, you'll need to think fast and plant faster to stop dozens of types of zombies dead in their tracks. Obstacles like a setting sun, creeping fog and a swimming pool add to the challenge, and with five game modes to dig into, the fun never dies!
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.1
Battlefield 3 23.

Battlefield 3

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 25, 2011
As bullets whiz by, walls crumble, and explosions throw you to the ground, the battlefield feels more alive and interactive than ever before. In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines where they will experience heart-pounding single player missions and competitive multiplayer actions ranging across diverse locations from around the globe including Europe, Middle-East and North America.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.5
Crysis 2 24.

Crysis 2

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 22, 2011
First-person shooter Crysis returns powered by CryEngline 3 and is coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360, as well as the PC.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.2
Trine 2 25.

Trine 2

Platform: PlayStation 3
December 20, 2011
Trine 2 is the sequel to the 2009 downloadable PlayStation 3 and PC action platformer.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.2
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes 26.

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes

Platform: PlayStation 3
April 12, 2011
Might and Magic Clash of Heroes takes place 40 years before the Heroes V saga. Scattered across five different regions of Ashan, 5 special heroes must travel their own dangerous paths to grow in strength, unravel a demonic plot, and ultimately save the world from Chaos.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.2
Fight Night Champion 27.

Fight Night Champion

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 1, 2011
A new installment in EA Sports' boxing series will enter the ring in early 2011.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.3
God of War: Origins Collection 28.

God of War: Origins Collection

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 13, 2011
God of War Origins Collection contains both PSP God of War games and upgrades them with HD visuals for play on the PlayStation 3.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.6
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds 29.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

Platform: PlayStation 3
February 15, 2011
After a decade of waiting, iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in a re-envisioned team fighting game for a new generation. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from the most beloved franchises in entertainment as you battle in a living comic book brought to life in a VS. fighting game for the first time by Capcom’s MT Framework.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.3
Resident Evil 4 HD 30.

Resident Evil 4 HD

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 20, 2011
Resident Evil 4 marks a new chapter in the Resident Evil series. You'll rejoin Leon S. Kennedy six years after his first mission as a rookie cop from Resident Evil 2. Now a US agent, Leon is on a top secret mission to investigate the disappearance of the president's daughter. As Leon, you must make your way to a mysterious location in Europe, where new enemies await. Take them down by using enhanced aim-and-shoot features and a new action button.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.5
Killzone 3 31.

Killzone 3

Platform: PlayStation 3
February 22, 2011
Killzone 3 is a sequel to the squad-based shooter series from SCEA.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.0
Mortal Kombat 32.

Mortal Kombat

Platform: PlayStation 3
April 19, 2011
Mortal Kombat returns to consoles after a long hiatus featuring a return to the gruesome fatalities.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.5
Bulletstorm 33.

Bulletstorm

Platform: PlayStation 3
February 22, 2011
Bulletstorm's array of distinct skillshots produces unprecedented levels of frantic gameplay. The skillshot system rewards players for laying waste to enemies in the most imaginative way possible. The more insane the skillshot, the more points players collect to upgrade and unlock weapons, which in turn allows them to execute even more inventive moves and exaggerated skillshots.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.7
Beyond Good & Evil HD 34.

Beyond Good & Evil HD

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 28, 2011
Featuring epic boss fights, puzzle-solving and stealth-based games, Beyond Good & Evil broke the barriers of traditional action-adventure gameplay when it was released in 2003. The story follows Jade, and investigative reporter and martial artist, who works with a resistance agency to uncover a government conspiracy and reveal their horrific secrets. As Jade, players are tasked to solve puzzles, fight enemies, and obtain photographic evidence.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.5
Resistance 3 35.

Resistance 3

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 6, 2011
Set in a brutal, alternate 1950s universe, America has been successfully conquered and destroyed by the deadly Chimeran race, forcing the last remaining human survivors to seek refuge in hiding. Players must take on the role of Joseph Capelli, the last surviving Sentinel from a clandestine military program, as he comes out of hiding to journey across a land of ruin in a heroic fight for survival against the merciless Chimera. In addition to an epic single-player campaign, Resistance 3 will offer two-player online or split-screen co-op through the single-player campaign, and a new, focused progression-based multiplayer experience.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.8
inFamous 2 36.

inFamous 2

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 7, 2011
Blamed for the destruction of Empire City and haunted by the ghosts of his past, reluctant hero Cole MacGrath makes a dramatic journey to the historic Southern city of New Marais in an effort to discover his full super-powered potential -- and face a civilization-ending confrontation with a dark and terrifying enemy from his own future. Gifted with extraordinary god-like abilities, Cole alone has the power to save humanity, but the question is-- will he choose to do so?
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.6
Outland 37.

Outland

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 14, 2011
Outland puts players in the middle of a world of balance and chaos where their efforts allow them to bridge the ancient divide, or doom the world to destruction. Each player’s adventure will take them between light and darkness and force them to adapt to an ever-changing world. This light versus dark core gameplay is inspired by the arcade classic Ikaruga.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.8
Stacking 38.

Stacking

Platform: PlayStation 3
February 8, 2011
Stacking is the second downloadable game produced by THQ and the award-winning Double Fine Productions. The adventure of Stacking requires players to capture and stack dolls together, then use each doll's unique abilities to solve the game's challenges. As more puzzles are solved, new dolls are acquired and the game's visually lush, carefully constructed story unfolds.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.7
Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand 39.

Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand

Platform: PlayStation 3
December 6, 2011
Battlefield 3: Back to Karkand is a massive themed expansion pack featuring four of the most loved maps from Battlefield 2, boldly reimagined for Battlefield 3 with the power and destruction of the Frostbite 2 engine. It also gives you classic weapons and vehicles from Battlefield 2, unique dog tags, and all-new Assignments.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.5
F1 2011 40.

F1 2011

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 20, 2011
In F1 2011 players will be challenged to ‘Be the driver, live the life, go compete,’ with wide-ranging technical and gameplay advancements on and off track and vastly extended competitive and co-operative multiplayer components. F1 2011 will feature all of the official teams, drivers and circuits from the highly anticipated 2011 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, including the current FIA FORMULA ONE Drivers’ World Champion Sebastian Vettel. The 2011 season also sees the debut of the 2011 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF INDIA at Delhi’s Jaypee International Race Circuit and the return of the iconic Nürburgring to the calendar.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.2
Saints Row: The Third 41.

Saints Row: The Third

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 15, 2011
Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name, with Saints sneakers, Saints energy drinks and Johnny Gat bobble head dolls all available at a store near you. The Saints are kings of Stilwater, but their celebrity status has not gone unnoticed. The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute. Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to a new city, playing out the most outlandish gameplay scenarios ever seen. Strap it on.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.8
Top Spin 4 42.

Top Spin 4

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 15, 2011
Top Spin 4 is the latest iteration in the tennis sim, bringing 25 playable pros as well as the ability to create your own star.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.2
PixelJunk Shooter 2 43.

PixelJunk Shooter 2

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 1, 2011
PixelJunk Shooter returns with more levels and new features.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.6
Dragon Age II 44.

Dragon Age II

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 8, 2011
EA announced that a new installment in the Dragon Age series will arrive in the first quarter of 2011.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
4.4
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD 45.

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD

Platform: PlayStation 3
December 27, 2011
The Fabled Oddworld Series Makes its Return in High Definition in Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
You Don't Know Jack 46.

You Don't Know Jack

Platform: PlayStation 3
February 8, 2011
The classic smart-aleck quiz show game is making its debut on current-generation consoles.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.2
NCAA Football 12 47.

NCAA Football 12

Platform: PlayStation 3
July 12, 2011
NCAA Football 12 is the next iteration in EA's NCAA Football series.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
5.8
Fallout: New Vegas - Old World Blues 48.

Fallout: New Vegas - Old World Blues

Platform: PlayStation 3
July 19, 2011
In Old World Blues, releasing in June, you will discover how some of the Mojave’s mutated monsters came to be when you unwittingly become a lab rat in a science experiment gone awry. You’ll need to scour the Pre-War research centers of the Big Empty in search of technology to turn the tables on your kidnappers or join forces with them against an even greater threat.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.6
From Dust 49.

From Dust

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 13, 2011
From Dust is a Modern God Game where Nature is the Star.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.1
Shift 2: Unleashed 50.

Shift 2: Unleashed

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 29, 2011
Shift 2 Unleashed combines violence and excitement in this racing experience.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.4
NBA Jam: On Fire Edition 51.

NBA Jam: On Fire Edition

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 4, 2011
NBA JAM: On Fire Edition will feature exciting new gameplay enhancements, including ground-breaking artificial intelligence that will change the way gamers play NBA JAM.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.3
Crysis 52.

Crysis

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 4, 2011
In Crysis, gamers will travel to 2019 where a team of US scientists makes a frightening discovery on an island in the South China Sea. All contact with the team is lost when the North Korean Government quickly seals off the area. The United States responds by dispatching an elite team of Delta Force Operators to recon the situation. As tension rises between the two nations, a massive alien ship reveals itself in the middle of the island. Now with hope rapidly fading, the US and North Koreans must join forces to battle the alien menace, fighting epic battles through stunning, photorealistic tropical jungles and frozen landscapes.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.0
Child of Eden 53.

Child of Eden

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 27, 2011
Child of Eden thrusts the player into the center of a battle to save Project Lumi, a mission to reproduce a human personality inside Eden, the archive of all human memories. As the project nears completion, the archive is invaded by an unknown virus. The player's mission is to save Eden from the virus, restoring hope and peace.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.9
Prince of Persia Classic Trilogy HD 54.

Prince of Persia Classic Trilogy HD

Platform: PlayStation 3
April 19, 2011
Prince of Persia Trilogy contains Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Prince of Persia: Warrior Within and Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.0
RAGE 55.

RAGE

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 4, 2011
An action game set in a post-apocalyptic landscape jam-packed with driving and shooting, created by John Carmack and the rest of the Doom crew.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.3
Dungeon Defenders 56.

Dungeon Defenders

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 18, 2011
In Dungeon Defenders, fight for team and territory in a mash-up of action, RPG, and tower defense.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.7
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 57.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 15, 2011
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 adds 12 new characters to the roster as well as adding a Spectator mode for fans to watch players fight.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.6
Assassin's Creed: Revelations 58.

Assassin's Creed: Revelations

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 15, 2011
Revelations follows master assassin Ezio Auditore as he walks in the footsteps of his legendary mentor, Altair, on a journey to recover five ancient seals that hold the keys to the future of the Assassins brotherhood. It's a perilous path - one that will take Ezio to Constantinople, the heart of the Ottoman Empire, where a growing army of Templars threatens to destabilize the region.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.6
Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten 59.

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 6, 2011
Disgaea 4 is a sequel to Disgaea, a hardcore, turn-based, strategy RPG popular on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 2. In Disgaea, character units have a limit to their movement and attack ranges, based on level and weapons equipped. There are other special game factors that let you take advantage of the 3D battle map, many of which are unique to Disgaea. As the 4th installment in the series Disgaea 4 adopts an all new graphic engine with a much more emphasis on a anime style graphics and also adopts many new game system for an exciting battle adventure.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
Tetris 60.

Tetris

Platform: PlayStation 3
January 4, 2011
The first Tetris game for the PlayStation 3 will feature a variety of online and offline multiplayer modes in cooperative and competitive flavors.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.3
Renegade Ops 61.

Renegade Ops

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 13, 2011
Renegade Ops puts players in a mobile commando unit sent behind enemy lines to defeat Inferno, a madman intent on global domination. Defeat enemies across a range of stunning environments using a wide variety of vehicles, from dispersing electromagnetic shock waves to the deployment of a huge Gatling gun armed to the teeth. Players have the choice to fight alone in single player mode, team up offline with two-player split screen or join the dynamic 4-player online co-op experience. Blast your way through enemy lines by working together, or compete for achievements as you and your friends aim to top the online leader boards.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.3
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition 62.

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 7, 2011
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition features a roster of 39 characters, with 4 new characters added.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.2
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters 63.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 29, 2011
For the first time in franchise history, players will be able to step onto the grounds of Augusta National and begin their own journey to capture the most sought-after prize in professional golf - the Green Jacket.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.3
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 64.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 27, 2011
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 is the latest annual update to the long-running football franchise, once known as Winning Eleven.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.7
Rocksmith 65.

Rocksmith

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 18, 2011
Featuring gameplay that automatically adjusts to the player's skill level and innovative game design that makes reading music visually fun and intuitive, Rocksmith engages experienced musicians and those who are picking up a guitar for the first time. The game includes a sizeable library of music from classic rock bands to current artists, such as The Animals, The Black Keys, David Bowie, Interpol, Nirvana and The Rolling Stones.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.2
Sonic CD 66.

Sonic CD

Platform: PlayStation 3
December 20, 2011
Sonic CD bridges the gap between his oldest adventures and his new digital exploits.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.2
Puzzle Dimension 67.

Puzzle Dimension

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 28, 2011
Puzzle Dimension is a 3D puzzle game.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Rochard 68.

Rochard

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 27, 2011
Players embrace the gravity-bending exploits of space miner John Rochard as he discovers the first proof of extraterrestrial life.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
9.6
Catherine 69.

Catherine

Platform: PlayStation 3
July 26, 2011
Vincent is a normal salaryman with a somewhat normal life, With a girlfriend of 5 years or so named Katherine, Katherine is pushing to get married, and Vincent is a bit afraid to do the final tie-downs. During a night of drinking and contemplation of marrying with Katherine, Vincent meets a rather beautiful, young girl by the name of Catherine. Catherine's charms and beauty are just enough to sway the intoxicated Vincent into sleeping with her, and after that night of sleeping with this mysterious girl, Vincent begins to have horrible nightmares of falling, and strange sheep men. The nightmares are slowly getting worse, and Vincent can't shake off this strange feeling that Katherine knows of his cheating on her, as if that wasn't enough, Vincent learns of unfaithful men, dying in their sleep, and his friend tells rumors of dreams...."When you have dreams of when you're falling and you can't wake up, you'll never wake up again, and die."
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.2
Driver: San Francisco 70.

Driver: San Francisco

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 6, 2011
Developed by Ubisoft Reflections under the direction of the creators of the original title, DRIVER San Francisco marks the return of the established video game series that has sold 14 million copies worldwide. Gamers will play as Detective John Tanner on a relentless manhunt for crime lord Charles Jericho through the hills of the City by the Bay. Thanks to a groundbreaking gameplay feature, players can now seamlessly "shift" between well over a hundred licensed vehicles, keeping them constantly in the heart of the action. With its timeless setting, unique car handling and renewed playability, DRIVER San Francisco will revitalize the classic free-roaming, cinematic car chase experience for the current generation of gaming platforms.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.6
Dead Space: Extraction 71.

Dead Space: Extraction

Platform: PlayStation 3
January 25, 2011
Dead Space Extraction is a prequel that reveals the events leading up to Isaac Clarke's mission on the USG Ishimura in the original Dead Space game released in 2008. Dead Space Extraction will marry the innovative motion controls of the Wii Remote with a frenetic first-person perspective to create a new action-packed horror experience.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
6.8
Madden NFL 12 72.

Madden NFL 12

Platform: PlayStation 3
August 30, 2011
Madden NFL 12 is the newest iteration in the Madden football series.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
5.6
Yakuza 4 73.

Yakuza 4

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 15, 2011
Yakuza 4 returns for another round of open world adventure, this time with four main characters.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.4
inFamous: Festival of Blood 74.

inFamous: Festival of Blood

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 25, 2011
Vampires swarm New Marais, and revered superhero Cole MacGrath has been bitten. To save his soul and city, he has just one night to find and kill the head vampire. Featuring hours of new gameplay, themed environment settings and new characters/enemies, Festival of Blood explores the darker side of the inFAMOUS universe.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.0
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The Missing Link 75.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The Missing Link

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 18, 2011
The DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION conspiracy grows deeper in The Missing Link. During lead character Adam Jensen’s quest for the truth in DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION, he mysteriously vanishes for three days. Where was he? What did he find out? The Missing Link reveals it all.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.3
The Tomb Raider Trilogy 76.

The Tomb Raider Trilogy

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 22, 2011
The Tomb Raider Trilogy contains Tomb Raider Legend, Tomb Raider Anniversary, as well as Tomb Raider Underworld in a HD bundle.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.3
Chime Super Deluxe 77.

Chime Super Deluxe

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 29, 2011
Superseding the previously released Chime on Xbox LIVE Arcade and PC, Chime Super Deluxe features new music from a variety of artists in addition to those already included (Moby, Markus Schulz, Philip Glass, Paul Hartnoll from Orbital and Fred Deakin from Lemon Jelly). The line-up includes tracks created exclusively for Chime and provides the largest roster of music so far for players to enjoy.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.0
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron 78.

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron

Platform: PlayStation 3
August 16, 2011
Developed by a hugely-talented, Tokyo-based team headed by the legendary Sawaki Takeyasu (Devil May Cry) and Masato Kimura (Okami, Viewtiful Joe) El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, draws players into a rich storyline inspired by events in the Old Testament's apocryphal 'Book of Enoch.' In the game, players take on the role of Enoch and must harness his natural combat skills to master a range of powerful and Heavenly weapons under the guidance of the watchful Archangels. Only then will he be able to deliver the souls of the Fallen Angels and spare the world from a great flood ordered by Heaven.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.6
Shadows of the Damned 79.

Shadows of the Damned

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 21, 2011
No More Heroes creator Goichi Suda and Resident Evil 4 director Shinji Mikami are hard at work on a new horror action game to be published by EA.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
MotorStorm: Apocalypse 80.

MotorStorm: Apocalypse

Platform: PlayStation 3
May 3, 2011
Motorstorm: Apocalypse is the third entry for home consoles in the Motorstorm franchise.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.9
The King of Fighters XIII 81.

The King of Fighters XIII

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 22, 2011
With a roster featuring over 30 hand-drawn fighters, a number of detailed stages bursting with life, over a half dozen play modes, a refined fighting engine built for speed and complete with new moves and supers, a vastly improved Online mode, and a host of other additions, tweaks, and enhancements, THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII represents a rebirth for one of gaming's longest tenured franchises and one of the most popular fighting brands ever.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure 82.

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 16, 2011
The small purple dragon returns, bringing with him new friends in this peripheral-based adventure.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.3
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon 83.

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 11, 2011
Climb back into the cockpit with another installment of the Ace Combat series.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.9
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 84.

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 11, 2011
Based on the last three Harry Potter books and final four films, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 takes players through Harry Potter’s heroic adventures in the Muggle and wizarding worlds. From Privet Drive in Little Whinging to Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade and Hogwarts – plus new locations including Grimmauld Place, the Ministry of Magic, and Godric’s Hollow – players will encounter new faces, new challenges and new magic, preparing them for the ultimate face-off against Lord Voldemort.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.0
Gatling Gears 85.

Gatling Gears

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 28, 2011
From the team that created the award-winning Greed Corp, comes Gatling Gears. Set within the same Mistbound universe featuring signature elements like collapsing land, walker units and warring factions, but now with twin-stick shooter controls and a new hero, Max Brawley. In this eclectic steampunk setting, players fill the air with lead as they try to defeat a monopolistic corporation that is depleting the world of its natural resources.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.4
Sonic Generations 86.

Sonic Generations

Platform: PlayStation 3
November 1, 2011
Set across three defining eras from 20 years of Sonic the Hedgehog video game history, the instantly recognisable environments of Sonic Generations have been re-built in stunning HD and are now playable in both classic side scrolling 2D from 1991, as well as modern 3D style found in Sonic's most recent adventures. Each incarnation of Sonic in Sonic Generations comes complete with his trademark special move, Spin Dash and Spin Attack for Classic Sonic, and Homing Attack and Sonic Boost for Modern Sonic. An innovative new interactive menu system allows for complete immersion in Sonic's universe with favourite characters and hidden treasures gradually being revealed throughout the game.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.3
Tales From Space: About a Blob 87.

Tales From Space: About a Blob

Platform: PlayStation 3
February 8, 2011
Tales from Space: About a Blob is a game about a race of alien blobs that land on an Earth-like planet and start eating everything around them. Eating is just what Blobs do - they can't really help themselves. Although the Blobs aren't really out to hurt anyone, mistrustful humans greet them with hostility.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.8
PixelJunk SideScroller 88.

PixelJunk SideScroller

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 25, 2011
Q-Games, developer of the award-winning PixelJunk series, returns this summer with a nostalgic take on the series with its new side-scrolling shooter, PixelJunk SideScroller. Based on the unlockable stage from PixelJunk Shooter 2, PixelJunk Sidescroller is a complex and dynamic fluid simulation system, which fills the game world with flowing liquids and hazardous gases, while putting a new spin on arcade shooters. Blast holes in walls or use your ship itself to drill past scorching hot magma. The fluids react in real-time to the player’s actions and to other liquids, creating unique and exciting situations with every play.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.0
SkyDrift 89.

SkyDrift

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 6, 2011
Admire the amazingly detailed dynamic terrains and incredible vistas, from a desert canyon to a tropical island to arctic glaciers based on the most spectacular and exotic locations all over the planet. The breathtaking landscape includes monumental rocks, volcanic lava flows, scenic rivers and ice fields that provide a memorable experience in incredible graphics rarely seen in digital-only titles.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.2
Hard Corps: Uprising 90.

Hard Corps: Uprising

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 15, 2011
Thrilling retro run-and-gun action is back with a vengeance in Hard Corps: Uprising, a new 2D side scroller developed by ARC System Works that pays homage to classic Konami action series. Play as the soldier Bahamut as he begins to write his legend. Battle in the grueling trenches of Arcade mode or the all-new RISING mode, where a life bar and point system allow you to purchase items and upgrades to build your soldier up and achieve ultimate victory. Need help? Partner with a friend to lay down some serious carnage.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.5
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - The Da Vinci Disappearance 91.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood - The Da Vinci Disappearance

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 9, 2011
The Da Vinci Disappearance will include both single-player and multiplayer content for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood. After the fall of the Borgias in Rome, Leonardo Da Vinci is kidnapped by the Hermeticists, an underground cult dedicated to transforming mankind. Ezio will embark on a relentless quest to recover stolen paintings in order to find Leo before it is too late, discovering two new locations and two new gameplay features along the way.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.8
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars 92.

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 22, 2011
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars will include all the characters from both seasons of the hugely popular animated television series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, as well as some fan-favorite characters from the beloved theatrical Star Wars Saga. The game will feature brand new battle modes, giving players unique, head-to-head combat and an upgraded level builder, allowing the creation of customized bases and in-game battlefields. Play either as a Jedi or Separatist with all-new character abilities, such as Squad command, Lightsaber slicing, Lightsaber jumps, long distance Jedi attacks and Grapple Tie-Ups, all within a new, easy-to-navigate hub.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.6
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode I: It's About Time 93.

Back to the Future: The Game - Episode I: It's About Time

Platform: PlayStation 3
February 15, 2011
Telltale Games, the studio behind Tales of Monkey Island and the Sam & Max episodes, turns cult time-travel flick Back to the Future into an episodic adventure.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.1
The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut 94.

The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut

Platform: PlayStation 3
October 25, 2011
Using a host of weapons, watch your back as mutants go mad for blood! Blast bloody pieces out of their wretched bodies to save you and a friend's life as you work to uncover the mystery behind the outbreak. New goodies like PlayStation trophies, new game modes and new content are outnumbered by only one thing: Bullets. Will you defeat everything this freakish nightmare town throws at you or will you become mutant chowder?
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.4
WWE All Stars 95.

WWE All Stars

Platform: PlayStation 3
March 29, 2011
WWE All Stars will deliver one of the greatest rosters ever assembled in a wrestling-centric videogame. Renowned WWE Legends will align with today's most prominent Superstars, inviting players to generate fantasy matches and ultimately determine the greatest competitors of all time. In addition, each Legend and Superstar will boast a distinctive and highly stylized appearance, adding to the overall atmosphere and intrepid attitude exuding from the on-screen action.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.6
Dead Nation: Road of Devastation 96.

Dead Nation: Road of Devastation

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 27, 2011
Continuing from the events where the original game left off (or, is it actually the other way around...), you'll find ‘Road of Devastation’ will put your skills to the ultimate test. You'll find yourself waking up in a laboratory with only one way out. Outside the door you're presented with a choice - you're faced with a crossroads leading to three different roads, each with their own unique environments, challenges and enemies waiting for you.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.6
Cars 2: The Video Game 97.

Cars 2: The Video Game

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 21, 2011
Inspired by the upcoming DisneyPixar animated film, Cars 2: The Video Game lets players jump into the Cars 2 universe with some of their favorite Cars personalities in exotic locations around the globe.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.2
Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland 98.

Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland

Platform: PlayStation 3
September 27, 2011
Become a famous adventurer and explorer in Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.1
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 99.

Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 14, 2011
Building on the success of the original Duels of the Planeswalkers, Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 will introduce all new game modes, Planeswalker opponents, decks, puzzle challenges and other exciting new features including a new-to-digital multiplayer game mode called Archenemy where players gather up to two allies and team up against the AI.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.3
F.E.A.R. 3 100.

F.E.A.R. 3

Platform: PlayStation 3
June 21, 2011
Alma returns in F.E.A.R. 3 but this time her sons Point Man and Paxton Fettel introduce divergent co-op, giving players distinctly different abilities affecting their own play as well as the experience of their co-op partner. Gamers participate in single player or co-op modes as Point Man, a genetically enhanced super soldier originally introduced in F.E.A.R., or they can play cooperatively as his conniving brother Paxton Fettel, whose incredible telekinetic power has given him life beyond the grave.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.2
Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 86

    Risk of Rain 2

  2. 84

    Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition

    • Release Date: Aug 7, 2020
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: 5.3
    • Platform: PC
  3. 81

    Death end re;Quest 2

    • Release Date: Aug 25, 2020
    • Platform: PS4
  4. 80

    Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

  5. 80

    Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Lowest of the Month
  1. 37

    Fast & Furious Crossroads

  2. 58

    Skully

    • Release Date: Aug 4, 2020
    • Rating: E
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  3. 61

    Hellbound

    • Release Date: Aug 4, 2020
    • User Score: 6.9
    • Platform: PC
  4. 62

    Skully

    • Release Date: Aug 4, 2020
    • Rating: E
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: Switch
  5. 64

    Skully

    • Release Date: Aug 4, 2020
    • Rating: E
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PS4